Over 2 inches falls in Highland Lakes area
September 29, 2013, 10:20 am by Emily Zendt
Mother Nature gave another shot in the arm to the Highland Lakes with some needed rain over the weekend. Starting Friday night with a half inch, thunderstorms rolled through the area Saturday night into Sunday morning and dumped two inches at The Highlander office in Marble Falls.
As of 10 a.m. Sunday, Lower Colorado Rover Authority gauges showed that since Friday the following rainfall was recorded in the area:
Backbone Creek at Marble Falls, 2.85 inches; Flat Rock Creek at Marble Falls, 2.38; San Saba, 1.95; Lampasas, 1.45; Burnet, 1.52; Tow, 1.65; Little Llano River near Llano, 2.45; Kingsland, .63; Spicewood, .92; Pedernales River at Johnson City, 2.26; Lago Vista, .84;. Big Sandy Creek near Jonestown, 79; Lakeway, 1.49; Lake Aystin, 2.38;
The total combined storage in the Highland Lakes two water storage reservoirs, Buchanan and Travis, is at 662,618 acre-feet, or 33 percent of capacity.
There’s a 20 percent chance of rain Sunday night into Monday morning with a high Sunday of 79 and an overnight low of 54. Monday’s high should be in the low 90s.
For the full story, see Tuesday's Highlander.
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